Features

Opinion based or special focus articles. Many of these may not specifically considered as “breaking news”, but of special interest nonetheless.

Mind Assault: new album art, new face on stage

Cape Town, South Africa: more than fifteen years and Mind Assault still has a few tricks up...
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The SAMMA Scripts: some of the best

Johannesburg, South Africa: Following on from an introduction to the Top Newcomers to the SA Metal Scene, let’s take the opportunity to get to...
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KISS: End Of The Road World Tour, South Africa (interview)

KISS: photo by Jen Rosenstein Johannesburg, South Africa: local music journalist, David Devo Oosthuizen (Devographic Music Media &...
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Rock The Nation 7: event review

Palapye, Botswana: last weekend marked the seventh Rock The Nation festival hosted by local band Dust And Fire. An abundance of leather-clad, spiked,...
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The Black Dahlia Murder: Bandchat with Nate

Ramfest 2020 is a little over a month away. The alternative music festival has been on the steady incline since its reincarnation...

The SAMMA Scripts 2018: The Newbies

Johannesburg, South Africa: It's that time of the year again when we celebrate names and achievements which have floated high in the South African...
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Pirate Fest 2019: Metal, Booze and Games in Gauteng

Pirate Fest 2019 https://youtu.be/-r8jlHDBMsw Johannesburg, South Africa: something fishy is brewing in the "City of Gold" in 2019. And why shouldn't it? What kind...
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Ruff Majik: living large in Europe

sludge, doom and rock n roll with Ruff Majik Ruff Majik, those lovable purveyors of a very unique brand of sludge doom metal, have been...
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SummerFest’20: a place for friendship and metal

Cape Town, South Africa: metal4africa's own bi-annual event series is coming back in 2020 with another two...
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SAMMA Chronicles 2017: The Roundup

Johannesburg, South Africa: As the dust settles on a majestic month of Metal which saw events such as the South African Metal Music Awards,...